In 1982 the House of Nisbet was taken over by a Californian company. In 1989 Dakin, the company which produced Garfield, bought shares in the company and continued to run the business. But in December 1990 they ended production at the House of Nisbet in Weston. The Peggy Nisbet side of the business passed to Diane Jones International, a company based across the Bristol Channel, in Pontypool, South Wales. Diane Jones International had already established links with Peggy Nisbet back in 1983, when they provided additional manufacturing capacity for the production of Bears and Soft Toys. They continued to produce a limited range of 50 of the most popular models from the Nisbet range, and the quality and detail of the dolls (and bears) they made remained true to the traditions established by Peggy.
In 1999, Diane Jones International closed down, when the owners decided to retire. Unfortunately, they could find no-one willing to take over the business, and the manufacture of Peggy Nisbet Dolls finally ended.